True Temper 1195000 True Temper Green Garden Pick Mattock Reviews

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4.2 out of 5 stars based on 12 customer reviews

Product Description

Mattocks Picks

From the Manufacturer

The True Temper garden pick mattock is ideal to dig or grub into the hardest of earth. It has a exclusive integrally-molded handle guard that wont slip or come loose. The pick provideds permant overstrike protection.

Customer Reviews

Good pick/mattock but with reservations ~ reviewed by JohnG

I have used this pick for digging in VERY hard ground. It’s held up very well to a lot of abuse. Excellent product.

The spade end did bend a bit when it hit some hard granite. I used a sledge hammer to straighten that out.
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Update July 2009: Yikes~! Just busted the handle on this bad-boy whacking away at an old tree root. If I could I would revise my review to a 3 as the handle should not have failed like this. I’m going to order another non-wood handle.

Replacement handle ~ reviewed by Keith Lofstrom

I also broke the handle on this mattock, prying down on the handle too much. I am a wimp, so handle breakage will happen more often for stronger people. The wood is smaller on the long axis of the oval where it enters the plastic sleeve than an all-wood handle, and since the torsional breaking stress goes up as the cube of this dimension (says the engineer) this mattock handle breaks more easily than an all-wood handle.

The replacement handle is Ames True Temper 2036900: AMES TRUE TEMPER 2036900 MATTOCK REPAIR HANDLE – 36″

I put it on by using a Really Big Bench Vise to squeeze the top of the plastic until it is a bit rounder, then banging the metal tool part on with a sledge.

Great Product ~ reviewed by Samuel

Good quality and was bought as a gift because my son kept borrowing mine. I like the handle and its bushing.

Cheap tool for a reason ~ reviewed by C. M. Dalton

Purchased this to dig trenches for footings. While using the tool over a period of two days I bent the mattock portion. In addition I broke the tip of the pick off. Seems that the steel is very low quality.

A good sturdy Pick/Mattock ~ reviewed by W. Brown

Prefer the wooden handle more than the synthetic type. This is a great work tool for the yard. Recommended.

Perfect tool ~ reviewed by Justin Kasdorf

I’ve used this for various yard projects since purchasing it. I don’t know how I ever lived without it. I highly recommend this for how well it is made, how well it works, and for it’s great price.

and this sturdy and light hickory handle is a joy to use ~ reviewed by Amazon Customer

I use mattocks almost daily, and this sturdy and light hickory handle is a joy to use. I’m ordering a second one to add to my collection!

Good product for price. ~ reviewed by SamT

Good product. If it had a fiberglass handle would have been great as those last longer. Cant beat the price. Would buy again.

Five Stars ~ reviewed by Allen

Super; I use mine for gold prospecting; works great; durable.

True Temper has always built the best in tools i have a one shovel that i’ve … ~ reviewed by Gary Hanvelt

True Temper has always built the best in tools i have a one shovel that i’ve had for 45 years, broke a handles,but not a mar in it! Keep-up the good work. Gary HanveltBuy it at Amazon

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